Thomas Docherty

MP, Dunfermline and West Fife

Dunfermline and West Fife Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Thomas Docherty occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Troop Deployment: West Africa 20 Oct 2014

    Last year, the cost that the RAF incurred in supporting the operation in Mali was picked up by an urgent operational requirement, yet an answer last week showed that the cost to RFA Argus had been met by the Department for International Development. Why the difference?
  • Isil: Topical Questions 20 Oct 2014

    I welcome Thursday’s statement from the Under-Secretary of State for Defence, the hon. Member for Ludlow (Mr Dunne), about the submarine dismantling project. Will the Minister confirm that as far as he is concerned we are still on course for early dismantling, and will he meet me before the end of the year to discuss further the future of Rosyth?
  • The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill 17 Oct 2014

    I will be suitably brief, because I know that many colleagues wish to speak in this important debate. I congratulate the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Robert Neill) on introducing the Bill. I got to know him quite well when he was a Minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government and always found him to be a thoughtful and considerate fellow. I thought that he set...

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Labour MP for Dunfermline and West Fife

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • House of Commons Commission
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Departmental Written Questions
  • Trident
  • British Overseas Territories
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • Computer Software

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Procedure Committee
  • Member, Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Defence Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 25 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 1 Jul 2013)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd
Address of donor: Beverkae House, Mossmorran, Cowdenbeath, Fife KY4 8EP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for the Edinburgh Tattoo, evening dinner and transport to and from the event, for myself and spouse, with a total value of £700 approx
Date of receipt of donation: 15 August 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 15 August 2014
Donor status: company, registration no 00867162
(Registered 25 September 2014)

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